Here you will find bibliographic resources on “man-eating” creatures (currently the list only covers man-eating plants) in Victorian literature.
MAN-EATING TREES AND PLANTS
Primary Works: Fiction
Aubrey, Frank. The Devil-Tree of El Dorado. London: Hutchison & Co., 1896.
Daubeny, Ulric. “The Sumach.” Drakula’s Brood. Ed. Richard Dalby. New York: Dorset P, 1992.
Doyle, Arthur Conan. “The American’s Tale.” My Friend the Murderer: and other Mysteries and Adventures. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries P, 1971.
Garis, Howard R. “Professor Jonkin’s Cannibal Plant.” Science Fiction by Gaslight: A History and Anthology of Science Fiction in the Popular Anthologies. Ed. Sam Moskowitz. Westport, CT: Hyperion P, 1974.
Nesbit, E. “The Pavilion.” The Supernatural Reader. Ed. Groff Conklin. New York: Collier P, 1965.
Robinson, Phil. “The Man-Eating Tree.” Under the Sun. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1882.
Wells, H.G. “The Flowering of the Strange Orchid.” The Complete Short Stories of H.G. Wells. Hackensack, N.J.: Wehman Bros., 1966.
White, Fred. “The Purple Terror.” Science Fiction by Gaslight: A History and Anthology of Science Fiction in the Popular Anthologies. Ed. Sam Moskowitz. Westport, CT: Hyperion P, 1974.
Primary Works: Poetry
Darwin, Erasmus. “The Loves of Plants.” The Poetical Works of Erasmus Darwin. Vol. 2. London: J. Johnson, 1806.
Primary Works: Non-Fiction
“A Man-Eating Plant.” Trewman’s Exeter Flying Post or Plymouth and Cornish Advertiser. 19 Mar. 1892: 6
“The Devil’s Snare.” Nottinghamshire Guardian. 16 Jan. 1892: 6.
Liche, Carl. “The Man-Eating Tree.” 1878. Rpt. in Madagascar: Land of the Man-Eating Tree. Chase Salmon Osborne. New York: Republic Publishing Co., 1924
“The Upas Tree of Fact and Fiction.” The Leisure Hour. 6(1857): 12-14. Print.
“The Valley of Poison in Java.” Chamber’s Edinburgh Magazine. 370(1839): 46.